Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1907
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1925
Ties: 1950
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1925
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2016
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2016
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2016
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
33.60"
(853.44mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2016
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
36.43"
(925.32mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1907
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
42.06"
(1,068.32mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1925
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
45.41"
(1,153.41mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
5.62"
(142.74mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1925
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1960
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
57.75"
(1,466.85mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 1955
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1965
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
88.78"
(2,255.01mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
18.23"
(463.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1930
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
112.56"
(2,859.02mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 1927
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1930
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
157.80"
(4,008.12mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
13.76"
(349.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1928
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1930
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
213.25"
(5,416.55mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
21.31"
(541.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
259.71"
(6,596.63mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/